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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 12:56 AM

Poll: More than half of Americans say 2020 election is a 'significant' stressor

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Poll: More than half of Americans say 2020 election is a 'significant' stressor

Fifty-six percent of Americans cited the upcoming presidential election as a major stressor, according to the annual American Psychological Association's "Stress in America" survey released Tuesday.

That's a jump from what the association found ahead of the 2016 election, when 52 percent of Americans reported the election as a significant source of stress.

Other factors stressing Americans, based on the survey, are issues that have been widely reported over the last year and discussed in the 2020 election.

Mass shootings were the most common source of stress cited by Americans, with 71 percent mentioning it, according to the survey. That's an increase from 2018 when 62 percent cited mass shootings as a source of stress in the survey.

Healthcare, a hotly debated issue in the presidential election so far, is another significant source of stress for many Americans; it was reported by 69 percent of Americans, with the cost of healthcare being the most commonly cited source of that stress, based on the survey.

Furthermore, the survey found that adults with private insurance are more likely than those with public insurance to say the cost of healthcare causes them stress; 71 percent of adults with private insurance cited the stress and just 53 percent with public did the same.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 01:07 AM

1. Sure as hell is;

many, a high % of us are approaching depression.

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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 03:01 AM

2. Anticipatory stress is the worst...

... and the fear of a possible Trump win is like the sword of Damocles -- a constant, inescapable dread that looms behind day-to-day life.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 03:05 AM

3. healthcare will be a very significant factor in the election

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 03:07 AM

4. Eww! Eww! STRESS!

Anyone who doesn't think nuclear weapons is their primary source of stress is an idiot, and climate-change is a somewhat-idiot... is an idiot.

Edit: I've been through enough STRESS about your absolute NONSENSE about the horrors of your skin color, gender, etc. You will maybe realize how it's meaningless compared to a true apocalypse, when it's too late.

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